Transportation

Yorktown man cited by police after trying to bring loaded gun onto plane at RIC

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  A Yorktown man was cited by the police after Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport caught him with a loaded handgun in his carry-on bag. The 9 mm handgun was loaded with 12 bullets, including one in the chamber. It was the third gun caught at the airport so far this month and the ninth handgun that […]

U.S. Department of Transportation awards $58M grant for Richmond-Raleigh rail corridor program

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The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $58 million grant to both the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority and North Carolina Department of Transportation in support of the Raleigh to Richmond Corridor Infrastructure Engineering & Safety Program, officials announced recently. The R2R program was made to improve the rail corridor and travel times between Raleigh and Richmond while also providing […]

Virginia woman arrested by police after trying to bring loaded gun onto Richmond flight

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A Virginia woman was arrested by police June 9 after Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport caught her with a loaded handgun in her carry-on bag. The 9mm handgun was loaded with four bullets. It was the second gun TSA officers detected at the airport this week and the eighth handgun that TSA officers have caught at the […]

Shortages prolong some Henrico construction projects

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(From our TV partner WTVR CBS 6) – Ongoing supply chain issues could soon have major impacts on construction projects in Central Virginia. Sorry! This content is only available to registered users. Please Login below or Register a Free Account in order to access all of the great content from The Henrico Citizen! Username Password * Remember Me     […]

Virginia man cited by police after TSA prevents him from carrying loaded gun onto Richmond flight

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  Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a man from South Prince George, Va., from carrying his handgun onto a flight June 8. The 9mm handgun was loaded with eight bullets. TSA officers stopped the man when his carry-on bag triggered an alarm in the security checkpoint X-ray unit. It was the seventh handgun that TSA officers […]

REAL ID deadline now less than a year away

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TSA, Virginia DMV officials urge travelers to get updated driver’s licenses

Virginia citizens who want to board an airplane for a domestic flight soon will need a star on their driver’s licenses, indicating that they are REAL ID-compliant, or they will need another form of federally approved identification. All travelers will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license or other acceptable form of ID if they want to fly domestically starting May […]

Poplar Spring Road closed for emergency railroad crossing work

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Poplar Spring Road in Eastern Henrico will be closed at the railroad crossing between Charles City Road and Portugee Road June 3 for emergency repair work being performed by CSX at the crossing. No traffic will be able to pass over during the rail work. Drivers are asked to avoid the area. There is no estimate about when the road […]

Petersburg woman arrested after trying to bring gun onto plane at RIC

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Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Petersburg woman from carrying her handgun onto a flight May 29. The 9-mm caliber handgun was loaded with eight bullets, including one in the chamber. TSA officers stopped the woman when her carry-on bag triggered an alarm in the security checkpoint X-ray unit. It was the sixth handgun that TSA […]

Oakleys Lane to be closed at rail crossing June 1-2 for paving

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Oakleys Lane in Eastern Henrico will be closed at its crossing of the Norfolk Southern Railway from June 1-2 for paving. The closure will be in effect each day from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. A detour will direct motorists around the work zone by way of Audubon Drive, South Airport Drive, East Nine Mile Road and South Holly Avenue. […]

Scott Road bridge over I-95 in Henrico struck; delays expected Thursday

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A crash on I-95 has damaged the Scott Road bridge near mile marker 84 and prompted Virginia Department of Transportation officials to close the right southbound lane to repair it. Delays are expected for evening commuters Thursday, officials said. Once the bridge is secured, and it is safe for traffic to flow beneath it, all lanes on I-95 south will […]


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